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High cadmium residues observed during a pilot study in shorebirds and their prey downstream from the El salvador copper mine, Chile

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Vermeer, K., Castilla, J.C. High cadmium residues observed during a pilot study in shorebirds and their prey downstream from the El salvador copper mine, Chile. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 46, 242–248 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01691944

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Keywords

  • Copper
  • Waste Water
  • Cadmium
  • Pilot Study
  • Water Management